Category Archives: DVD

New Louis Jordan Biography

A brand new biography of the great Louis Jordan is out in paperback format on March 18th. Written by Stephen Koch, ‘Louis Jordan, Son Of Arkansas, Father of R&B’ is being published by The History Press. Louis Jordan is regarded … Continue reading

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John Mayall : On Tour With A New Album Due In May

The ‚ÄėGodfather of British Blues‚Äô John Mayall is eighty years young this year and to celebrate he has signed a new record deal with Forty Below Records who have just announced the release of a new album for May this … Continue reading

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Remembering Little Walter, featuring Billy Boy Arnold

On December 6th, 2012 five of the finest harmonica players on the blues scene –¬†Billy Boy Arnold,¬†Charlie Musselwhite,¬†Mark Hummel,¬†Sugar Ray Norcia,¬†and¬†James Harman¬†– gathered to pay tribute to Chicago bluesman Little Walter Jacobs. ¬† Blind Pig Records has just released another … Continue reading

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Record Store Day, UK – 2013 – Great 15 Minute Film

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Bear Family Presents…..The Sun Records Story

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The Sound Of Dobells – The British Record Shop Archive.

In August 2012 the British Record Shop Archive was set up online by Leon Parker to save the history of how we found, listened and bought music. For the last four years ‘Record Store Day’ have grabbed the media’s attention … Continue reading

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Sound It Out! The Story of The Last Indie Record Store In Stockton

This film was recently shown on BBC4 – I missed it first time around! Certainly worth watching in full. The story of the last indie record store in Stockton (Teesside UK). Long may they stay in business. As somebody who … Continue reading

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BBC Four showing Muddy Waters & The Stones….

On 22nd November 1981, in the middle of their mammoth American tour, the Rolling Stones arrived in Chicago prior to playing three nights at the Rosemont Horizon. Long influenced by the Chicago blues, the band paid a visit to Buddy … Continue reading

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Led Zeppelin ‘Celebration Day’ US TV Advert

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Led Zep’s ‘Celebration Day’ on DVD plus pre-release Cinema Screenings

Led Zeppelin will release ‘Celebration Da’y, a DVD and Blu-ray of their 2007 London O2 Arena reunion show, on November 19th. The release will be preceded by cinema screenings of the film from October 17th. The entirety of the band’s … Continue reading

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